Allograft function at one year post-transplant is more likely to be low if the donors are small.
Study finds a 60% increased likelihood of being hospitalized within 30 days of kidney transplant-related discharge.
Renal function improves over time in donors, declines with chronic kidney disease.
Reasons may include increasing prevalence of diabetes and obesity, economic disincentives, and transplant center oversight.
Systolic blood pressure of 160 mm Hg or higher raised death-censored graft loss risk twofold.
In a small study, taurolidine-heparin-citrate locks improved bacteremia-free catheter survival versus heparin-only locks.
Increased rate of acute kidney injury observed with the use of gentamicin plus flucloxacillin after orthopedic surgery.
The increasing popularity of processed convenience foods could be a factor.
Researchers observe good blood-pressure lowering at six months.
It uses data commonly available in electronic health records.
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